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1 I will astand on my guard post
And station myself on the rampart;
And how I may reply 1when I am reproved.
“aRecord the vision
And inscribe it on tablets,
3 “For the vision is yet for the aappointed time;
Though it tarries, bwait for it;
For it will certainly come, it cwill not delay.
4 “Behold, as for the aproud one,
His soul is not right within him;
So that he does not cstay at home.
He denlarges his appetite like Sheol,
And he is like death, never satisfied.
He also gathers to himself all nations
And collects to himself all peoples.
6 “Will not all of these atake up a taunt-song against him,
Even mockery and insinuations against him
And say, ‘bWoe to him who increases what is not his—
For how long—
And makes himself 1rich with loans?’
And those who 2collect from you awaken?
Indeed, you will become plunder for them.
8 “Because you have alooted many nations,
All the remainder of the peoples will loot you—
Because of human bloodshed and violence 1done to the land,
To the town and all its inhabitants.
9 “Woe to him who gets aevil gain for his house
To bput his nest on high,
To be delivered from the hand of calamity!
10 “You have devised a ashameful thing for your house
By cutting off many peoples;
So you are bsinning against yourself.
11 “Surely the astone will cry out from the wall,
And the rafter will answer it from the 1framework.
12 “Woe to him who abuilds a city with bloodshed
And founds a town with 1violence!
That peoples atoil for fire,
And nations grow weary for nothing?
14 “For the earth will be afilled
With the knowledge of the glory of the Lord,
As the waters cover the sea.
15 “Woe to you who make 1your neighbors drink,
Who mix in your venom even to make them drunk
So as to look on their nakedness!
The bcup in the Lord’s right hand will come around to you,
And cutter disgrace will come upon your glory.
And the devastation of its beasts 3by which you terrified them,
To the town and all its inhabitants.
For its maker ctrusts in his own handiwork
When he fashions speechless idols.
To a mute stone, ‘Arise!’
And that is your teacher?
Behold, it is overlaid with cgold and silver,
And there is dno breath at all inside it.
20 “But the aLord is in His holy temple.
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